The blockchain technology solutions industry in India has received a major boost today after the country’s leading software and services industry body, NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) announced the creation of a Special Interest Group (SIG) for Blockchain. The Indian Blockchain SIG is a collaborative effort between NASSCOM, BlockSmiths, and Quattro —
Founder Jesse Powell Kraken is not very different than coinbase in the sense that it is also a global platform for buying and selling digital currencies. Except, when coinbase supports only three currencies, which are: ETH, BTC, AND LTC, Kraken supports many more; XBT, ETC, REP, XLM, XDG, XRP, XMR, and ZEC. Liquidity The exchange
It is evident there is a lot of confusion regarding the Bitcoin user-activated soft fork. There is quite a bit of contradicting information available on the Internet right now. The goal is to have the UASF activated by August 1st, although it will take some work to get enough support. Below are the main things
Cryptocurrency wallet company Ledger has announced that it will start supporting PoSW tokens for their flagship products, Nano S & Blue. In a tweet published on the 31st of May, Ledger unveiled the first look of the PoSW physical wallet. The hardware is engraved with the official logo of PoSWallet. It appears like an attractive
Check Point security researchers recently uncovered a malware campaign on Google’s Play store that had already infected anywhere between 8.5 to 36.5 million users, as the malware was spread by several developers on the app store after a Korean company started using it. As many as 41 apps had the malware in them. Possibly the
Most people are well aware of the issues affecting Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges. Withdrawals have been unavailable for quite some time now. Luckily, it seems things are finally getting back on track for most platforms. Both OKCoin and BTCC are effectively resuming cryptocurrency withdrawals. Users can apply for higher daily limits as well. This is good
The Bitcoin Wallet used by the Shadow Brokers hacker group was emptied yesterday and now the group is threatening to sell new hacking tools in exchange for the cryptocurrency Zcash. The Shadow Brokers The Shadow Brokers are thought to be a hacker collective who in the summer of 2016 first attempted to sell hacking tools.
Mycelium is one of the best Android bitcoin wallets there is. It was created by a team of developers that are huge on cryptography. Mycelium has caused ripples since its launch, and in 2014, blockchain.info had granted it the prestigious “Best Mobile App.” The selling point of a bitcoin wallet is two key things; usability
Coin.Space is a cloud mining platform for cryptocurrencies, but it also supports bitcoin and litecoin wallets. A simple Google search tells you that Coin.Space is a company that is mired in controversy. For one, the precise owner of the company is not known. “Dayel Pawl”, an anonymous figure, is listed as the registrant of the
More good news, guys. Stock portfolio App, Stockfolio, has added bitcoin and altcoin price support! Stockfolio is an app that is used by mainstream traders to track prices, and now that bitcoin price support has been added, it means that mainstream traders will also keep watch on bitcoin! This bold move by the team over
Bitcoins have come a long way, from being labeled as worthless by schizo-heads, to actually commanding respect as an alternative currency. What we are witnessing is the beginner moments of what must turn into a giant virtual economy! Although bitcoin has received love from even tech firms like Tesla and Dell (Yay) there are others
How does mining work? Bitcoins are getting transacted over the network all the time. The Bitcoin network reconciles the transactions into a block and publishes them on the public ledger every ten minutes. This is where the miners come in. They provide computational input that assists in verifying transactions.
What are Litecoins? Like bitcoins, litecoins are digital value tokens. They are mined through the cryptographic scrypt algorithm whereas bitcoins are mined through sha256. In the long run, there’ll be 84M litecoins mined; a far greater figure than the 21M bitcoins.